What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by a website to store a small amount of information. They cannot be used to identify you and they cannot be used to put viruses or malware on your computer. For more information we suggest reading the Wikipedia article and the BBC’s guide to cookies.
First Party Cookies
These are cookies we set and we are in control of. We only use 1st party cookies for users who have a registered account, such as company employees who are logged into this website for the purposes of content management.
wires: This is a session identifier cookie set by our website. It only is used while you are on our site and expires when the browser is closed.
wires_challenge: This session cookie will be set when you are editing our website and is used to verify the validity of a session. Use is limited to the admin console area. No personal information is stored. It expires after 30 days.
eu-cookie: is set only when you've approved the initial cookie notice. No personal information is stored and is only used so that the site knows not to display the cookie notice on every page.
Third Party Cookies
We are aware of the following 3rd party cookies being set:
_ga, _gid and _gat_gtag_UA_57150935_1: These are set by Google Analytics, a service which lets us collect usage data about our website. All data is collected anonymously and presented in aggregate.
__stripe_mid and __stripe_sid: These are set by Stripe, our payment processor, to help with payment verification. They are set only if you visit the second page of our donations page (i.e., once you've reached the card details part of the payment process.
If you don’t want cookies to be set on your computer, you can change your browser’s preferences to alert you to a new cookie or block all cookies immediately. You can also use tools within your browser to delete cookies that have been set, often on a per-site basis.
Preventing cookies from being set will likely degrade your browsing experience and cause many websites and features to not work correctly.
For information on how to manage cookies in various browsers and on different devices visit www.aboutcookies.org.